Another college football coaching vacancy was filled on Monday as Purdue hired Western Kentucky's Jeff Brohm as head coach. Now, that leaves just Oregon and Baylor as the only two Power 5 conference schools looking for a new head coach. Two notable Group of 5 conference schools (Houston, Cincinnati) also have openings that are attracting top candidates. As the coaching carousel continues to move, here are all the latest coaching news and rumors you need to know:
- Western Michigan head coach P.J. Fleck is not high on Oregon's list of potential candidates, reports John Canzaro of The Oregonian.
- USF head coach Willie Taggart interviewed with Oregon about their opening, reports Joey Knight of the Tampa Bay Times.
- Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is expected to get the Houston job, according to Shannon B. Terry, who founded both 247sports and Rivals.com.
- Houston has also interviewed former LSU head coach Les Miles for the job, reports Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports.
- Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre is not interested in the Baylor job, reports Adam Grosbard of the Dallas Morning News.
- Baylor is focusing on Cal head coach Sonny Dykes as their top candidate, reports ESPN's Mark Schlabach.
- Fleck and Troy's Neal Brown are Cincinnati's top candidates to replace Tommy Tuberville, who stepped down last week, reports Football Scoop.Back to the NCAA Newsfeed
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